I’ve been starting my days with this delicious powerhouse of nutrition, and I wanted to share it with y’all because it’s so simple and so good.
This parfait is made of a layer of chia seeds, yogurt, fruits, and nuts. You may have noticed chia seed puddings popping up in places. This little trick will teach you how to make the most delicious chia seed pudding in 30 seconds (and lets be honest, they are not always so appetizing).
Chia Pudding Base
All it takes is two ingredients: chia seeds and apple cider. I use 2 tablespoons of each. Chia seeds will immediately start absorbing moisture, so to prevent clumping, you want to add the juice and stir for 20 seconds. I use a little rubber spatula to scrape the bowl’s sides and make a uniformly textured pudding.
Adding Delicious Layers
Once I have my chia seed base, I add some greek yogurt, nuts, and berries. In this example I used blueberries, raspberries, raw cashews, and raw walnuts. I did not use any additional sweeteners (I don’t think it needs it). You can add a touch of grated ginger or fresh mint for a little extra sumpin.
Why This Breakfast Rules
Most people don’t know how to do breakfast. We get so many mixed signals. And most of us make the mistake of loading up on sugar and caffeine as soon as our bodies wake up. This meal is loaded with fiber and protein and everything you need to start the day. Try it and feel the difference!